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15 August 2016 - Diploma in Aviation 2017 – Enrol Now!!

The month is set…  Next January will be the next limited intake of Diploma in Aviation (Helicopter) students.  The competition is on!!! We ensure small classes, lots of one-on-one time, great gear, machines and a family atmosphere (it is a family business after all).  This means we have a very close eye on our students,

1 May 2015 - Diploma in Aviation May 2016 intake

Our next enrolment date for the Diploma in Aviation Level 5 is the 9th May 2016, with an application deadline of the 8th April 2016. If you are interested in applying for a place please e-mail –

1 May 2015 - Diploma in Aviation

Wanaka Helicopters is proud to announce that we have received government funding for our Diploma qualifications. This enables prospective students to borrow money (as a student loan) from Studylink. Our first intake of students was March 2015 with another expected enrolment date of July.

7 March 2014 - By far the best trip I have ever been on..

“We’re still reeling from our trip with you…was it only last week? It was by far the best trip I have ever been on. David and I have swum with dolphins in Mexico, gone scuba diving with manta rays in Hawaii, and backpacked in many beautiful places. But your trip… flying us by Mt. Aspiring

20 December 2013 - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Wanaka Helicopters would like to thank you very much for your support over the past year. We hope you have a verry happy Christmas and all the best for the New Year ahead. ‘Getting airborne is easy, landing is the hard part!’

8 January 2013 - Wedding Testimonial

Mike and I would just like to thank everyone so very much for making our wedding day so unforgettably amazing. Everyone was so wonderful and easy-going that Mike and I felt like we were getting married amongst friends. The view from Coromandel peak was absolutely breathtaking, and the whole experience was beyond anything I ever